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Meet Osbaldo Hernandez, our new Community Engagement Coordinator

Osbaldo Hernandez is the newest addition to our Community Outreach and Engagement team. Osbaldo joined us from Lutheran Community Services NW where he served as Program Manager developing programs to support homeless families and individuals. He is also co-owner of Frelard Tamales! Osbaldo currently serves as our Community Engagement Coordinator… [Read more]

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is recruiting for a Community Engagement Coordinator

Are you committed to serving the public? Are you working to enhance community engagement, involvement, and capacity? Do you take initiative and look for ways to contribute to your team, organization and community? If these questions align with your values, work style, and goals, the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods (DON)… [Read more]

Hey Neighbor: Meet Laura Jenkins

The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ Hey Neighbor! series introduces you to the people behind the scenes working to build, strengthen, and engage the communities of Seattle. Meet Laura Jenkins Laura is a Community Engagement Coordinator for Central Seattle. She grew up in southwest Washington and ended up in Seattle after a stint… [Read more]

Bringing Communities Together: Dennis Bateman on Community Engagement Coordinators

The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ Hey Neighbor! series introduces you to the people behind the scenes working to build, strengthen, and engage the communities of Seattle. It was at a Fremont Neighborhood Council meeting in 2016 that Dennis Bateman first met one of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ Community Engagement Coordinators. Having recently… [Read more]

Hey Neighbor: Meet Karen Ko

The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ Hey Neighbor! series introduces you to the people behind the scenes working to build, strengthen, and engage the communities of Seattle. Meet Karen Ko Karen Ko has been a Community Engagement Coordinator (previously Neighborhood District Coordinator) with the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods (DON) for 24 years! Karen… [Read more]

How will you Celebrate Neighbor Appreciation Day on February 14?

Neighbor Appreciation Day is coming up on Saturday, February 14.  Need ideas to celebrate?  Here are a few! Organize a neighborhood clean up. You can contact your Neighborhood District Coordinator for supplies. Host a potluck Go for a walk with your neighbor. Feet First and Seattle Department of Transportation have… [Read more]

People’s Academy for Community Engagement’s (PACE) Seminar on Advocacy Rocks the House!

Shared Five Tools You Can Use to Fight for your Cause In December, 25 brave souls came out on a dark and stormy night to learn about how to fight for their cause. The seminar “Democracy Needs You! Five Essential Advocacy Tools that will Shape Your World” was facilitated by… [Read more]

City’s Leadership Program Graduates New Class of Civic Organizers

On May 20, 26 “up-and-coming” community leaders celebrated their graduation from the People’s Academy for Community Engagement, a program of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods (DON). Known as PACE, the nine-month program provides leadership training in community involvement and civic engagement to emerging leaders interested in serving their community. Deputy Mayor… [Read more]

PACE Students Learn about Sustaining Involvement

The  2013-2014 PACE participants are getting ready to graduate! Last week’s session on Sustaining Involvement was the last of their 8-month journey to gain skills in leadership and organizing. The 26 participants have completed six community projects throughout the city and have attended eight skill-building sessions. Sustaining Involvement focused on… [Read more]

PACE Participants Learn About Inclusive Outreach and Public Engagement at December Workshop

This month, PACE facilitators helped participants discuss their own experiences with power, understand the impact of inequity, and learn about some of the ways Seattle is working to change outcomes. The emerging leaders in PACE were given the opportunity to review many of the techniques found in the Inclusive Outreach… [Read more]